First we have to observe . One of the many joys of painting is the pleasure of observation.
What do you notice when you look at an eye? (A)
Eyelashes – direction, length, color, shadows on the eye
Sclera color and shading
Difference between the right and left eye
Let’s look at some more Human examples: (C)
How about some animals? (D)
I love frogs. (E)
Can we paint them? (Scroll to see excerpts of some of my alchol ink eyes)
In Part 2 I’ll demonstrate how to paint eyes with Alcohol Inks.